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ITU Operational Bulletin

No. 968

15.XI.2010
Information received by 3.XI.2010 ISSN 1564-5223 (Online)
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Dates of publication of the next Operational Bulletins

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969 1.XII.2010 19.XI.2010
970 15.XII.2010 3.XII.2010
971 1.I.2011 15.XII.2010
972 15.I.2011 5.I.2011
973 1.II.2011 20.I.2011
974 15.II.2011 3.II.2011
975 1.III.2011 16.II.2011
976 15.III.2011 3.III.2011
977 1.IV.2011 21.III.2011
978 15.IV.2011 4.IV.2011
979 1.V.2011 19.IV.2011
980 15.V.2011 3.V.2011
981 1.VI.2011 19.V.2011
982 15.VI.2011 2.VI.2011
983 1.VII.2011 20.VI.2011
984 15.VII.2011 4.VII.2011
985 1.VIII.2011 20.VII.2011
986 15.VIII.2011 3.VIII.2011
987 1.IX.2011 19.VIII.2011
988 15.IX.2011 2.IX.2011
989 1.X.2011 20.IX.2011
990 15.X.2011 4.X.2011
991 1.XI.2011 19.X.2011
992 15.XI.2011 2.XI.2011
993 1.XII.2011 18.XI.2011

General information

Lists annexed to the ITU Operational Bulletin

A. The following Lists have been published by TSB or BR as Annexes to the ITU Operational Bulletin:

OB No.
968 Status of Radiocommunications between Amateur Stations of different Countries (in accordance with optional provision No. 25.1 of the Radio Regulations) and Form of Call Signs assigned by each Administration to its Amateur and Experimental Stations (position on 2010-11-14 23:00:00 UTC)
967 List of Access codes/numbers for mobile networks (according to ITU-T E.164 (2010-11)) (position on 2010-10-31 23:00:00 UTC)
965 List of Signalling Area/Network Codes (SANC) (according to ITU-T Q.708 (1999-03)) (position on 2010-09-30 22:00:00 UTC)
958 Mobile Network Codes (MNC) for the international identification plan for public networks and subscriptions (according to ITU-T E.212 (2016-09)) (position on 2010-06-14 22:00:00 UTC)
956 List of International Signalling Point Codes (ISPC) (according to ITU-T Q.708 (1999-03)) (position on 2010-05-14 22:00:00 UTC)
955 Various tones used in national networks (according to ITU-T E.180 (1998-3)) (position on 2010-05-01 00:00:00 UTC)
669 Five-letter Code Groups for the use of the International Public Telegram Service (according to ITU-T F.1 (1998-3))

B. The following Lists are available online from the ITU-T website:

Approval of ITU-T Recommendations

By AAP-47, it was announced that the following ITU-T Recommendations were approved, in accordance with the procedures outlined in Recommendation ITU-T A.8:

  • ITU-T G.695 (09/2010): Optical interfaces for coarse wavelength division multiplexing applications
  • ITU-T G.798 (09/2010): Characteristics of optical transport network hierarchy equipment functional blocks
  • ITU-T G.8021/Y.1341 (09/2010): Characteristics of Ethernet transport network equipment functional blocks

Assignment of Signalling Area/Network Codes (SANC)

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation Q.708 (1999-03)

Note from TSB

At the request of the Administration of Australia, the Director of  TSB has assigned the following signalling area/network code (SANC) for use in the international part of the signalling system No. 7 network of this country/geographical area, in accordance with ITU-T Recommendation Q.708 (03/99):

 

Country/geographical area or signalling network

SANC

Australia

5-122

__________

SANC:    Signalling Area/Network Code               Code de zone/réseau sémaphore               Código de zona/red de señalización

SANC
Signalling Area/Network Code.
Code de zone/réseau sémaphore (CZRS).
Código de zona/red de señalización (CZRS).

Telephone Service

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.164

Burkina Faso +226

Communication of 12.X.2010

The Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques (ARCE ), Ouagadougou, announces assignment of the following number series:

 

Operator

Service

Number series

Date of implementation

Celtel Burkina Faso S.A.

mobile

74 80 XXXX – 74 99 XXXX

12.X.2010

Costa Rica +506

Communication of 21.X.2010

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL ), San José, announces that as of 11 January 2011, the special numbers will increase from three (3) to four (4) digits.

Changes in the numbering structure – special numbers

When calling the special numbers, telecommunication service customers will have to add the digit “1” in front of the present 3-digit number, except in the cases below.

a)       The present three-digit numbers starting with 12X will be re-allocated, as follows:

 

Type of number /service

Present number Three digits long

New number Four digits long

Date of change

Special number

122

1022

11 January 2011

123

1023

124

1024

126

1026

127

1027

129

1029

 

b)       The three-digit number “112” will be reserved for the emergency service, in accordance with Article 16 of MINAET (Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Telecommunications) Decree No. 35187, and the present clock service will be re-allocated the four-digit number “1112”.  In addition, in order to enable operation of the “112” emergency service, use of the four-digit codes 112X (with X = digit between 1 and 9) will be restricted.

c)       The three-digit numbers “911” and “112” will be maintained for calls to the emergency service.

Description of the change in the numbering structure – Special numbers

Table 1 – Description of numbering change in the ITU-T E.164 National Numbering Plan for country code 506

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Communicated time and date of change

N(S)N

Usage of E.164 number

Begins

Ends

Operator

Proposed wording of announcement

Old number

New number

11.I.2011 00:00:00

110

1110

Manual reverse charging – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!” 

11.I.2011 00:00:00

112

1112

Clock – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

113

1113

Directory information – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

115

1115

Telemanagement Centre – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

116

1116

International operator – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

117

1117

Emergency services

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

118

1118

Emergency services

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

119

1119

Reports of disruptions – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

123

1023

Dictation of telegrams RACSA

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

124

1024

Traffic information service MIDA-ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

126

1026

Reports of disruptions – CNFL

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

129

1029

Technical tests – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

137

1137

Communication disabled terminals – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

146

1146

Automatic wake-up service – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

175

1175

International collect calls – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

 “Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

187

1187

Information on invoicing – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

189

1189

Internal radiolocation –  ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

190

1190

Consultation voicemail – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

191

1191

Consultation voicemail – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

192

1192

Tourist information

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

193

1193

Mobile telemanagement and disruptions – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

197

1197

Prepaid public telephony – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

199

1199

Prepaid public telephony – ICE

11.I.2011 00:00:00

 

11.III.2011 00:00:00

 

(ICE)

“Dear customer: Please dial again, adding a one at the start of the number you dialled or, if you are calling a number between 120 and 129, adding a zero after the one. Thank you!”

 

·         ICE:            Instituto Costarricense de electricidad

·         RACSA:     Radiográfica Costarricense

·         CNFL:        Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz

For further details and updated information, please consult Costa Rica’s Numbering Plan at www.itu.int/itu-t/inr/nnp/

Dem. Rep. of the Congo +243

Communication of 15.IX.2010

The Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications du Congo (ARPTC), Kinshasa, announces assignment of new prefixes for operators of the mobile telephone network of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as follows:

 

Operator

Service

Number series

Yozma Timeturns

Mobile

(0)88 X XXX XXX

Vodacom Congo

Mobile

(0)82 X XXX XXX

 

International dialling format: +243 8X X XXX XXX

Vanuatu +678

Communication of 20.X.2010

The Vanuatu Telecommunications Regulator , Vanuatu, announces that the following new mobile number ranges have been assigned in Vanuatu:

 

Operator

Service

Number ranges

Digicel Vanuatu Ltd

Mobile

+678 59X XXXX

Telecom Vanuatu Limited

Mobile

+678 70X XXXX;

+678 71X XXXX;

+678 73X XXXX;

+678 74X XXXX;

+678 75X XXXX;

+678 76X XXXX;

 

Presentation of the National Numbering Plan (NNP) for country code 678 (Vanuatu)

a)       Overview:

           –  Minimum number length (excluding the country code):        five (5) digits. –  Maximum number length (excluding the country code):       seven (7) digits.

b)       Details of numbering scheme:

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

NDC (National Destination Code) or leading digits of N(S)N (National (Significant) Number))

N(S)N number length

Usage of E.164 Number

Additional information

Maximum length

Minimum length

00 – 09

 

 

Invalid

00 – 09 are invalid

10 – 19

 

 

Invalid

10 – 19 are invalid

20 – 21

 

 

Invalid

20 – 21 are invalid

22 – 29

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

22XXX – 29XXX are valid, SHEFA Province and Port Vila Areas

30

Five

Five

Non-geographical

30XXX are valid

31 – 35

 

 

Invalid

31XXX – 35XXX are invalid

36

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

36XXX are valid, SANMA Province

37

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

37XXX are valid, Luganville area

380 – 388

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

380XX – 388XX are valid, PENAMA and TORBA Provinces

389

 

 

Invalid

389XX are invalid

390

 

 

Invalid

390XX are invalid

40 – 47

 

 

Invalid

40XX – 47XXX are invalid

480 – 483

 

 

Invalid

480XX – 483XX are invalid

484 – 489

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

484XX – 489XX are valid, MALAMPA Province

50 – 52

 

 

Invalid

50XXX – 52XXX are invalid

53 – 56

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Digicel)

53XXXXX – 56XXXXX are valid

570 – 571

 

 

Invalid

570XXXX – 571XXXX are Invalid

572 – 575

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Digicel)

572XXXX – 575XXXX are valid

576 – 579

 

 

Invalid

576XXXX – 579XXXX are invalid

58

 

 

Invalid

58XXXX are invalid

59

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Digicel)

59XXXXX are valid

6

 

 

Invalid

All numbers commencing with 6 are invalid

70 – 71

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

70XXXXX – 71XXXXX are valid

72

 

 

Invalid

72XXXXX are invalid

73-76

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

73XXXXX – 76XXXXX are valid

77

Seven

Seven

Cellular mobile service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

77XXXXX are valid

78 – 79

 

 

Invalid

78XXX – 79XXX are invalid

80 – 87

 

 

Invalid

80XXX – 87XXX are invalid

88

Five

Five

Fixed network telephone service (Telecom Vanuatu Ltd)

88XXX are valid, TAFEA Province

89 – 99

 

 

Invalid

89XXX – 99XXX are invalid

Changes in Administrations/ROAs and other entities or Organizations

Netherlands

Communication of 2.XI.2010:

Change of name

The Ministry of Economic Affairs , The Hague, announces that it has changed its name. It is now called: «Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation».

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30

P.O. Box 20101

2500 EC THE HAGUE

Netherlands

Tel:           +31 70 308 1986

Fax:          +31 70 379 8264

E-mail:    ezinfo@postbus51.nl

URL:         www.ez.nl

Other communications

Dominican (Rep.)

Communication of 21.X.2010:

Public holidays in 2011 (day, month)

 

day/month

 

1.I

Año Nuevo

10.I

Día de los Santos Reyes

21.I

Día de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

24.I

Día de Duarte

27.II

Día de la Independencia

22.IV

Viernes Santo

2.V

Día del Trabajo

23.VI

Corpus Cristi

15.VIII

Día de la Restauración

24.IX

Día de las Mercedes

6.XI

Día de la Constitución

25.XII

Navidad

 

Trinidad and Tobago

Communication of 21.X.2010:

Public holidays in 2011 (day, month)

 

day/month

 

1.I

New Year’s Day

30.III

Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day

22.IV

Good Friday

25.IV

Easter Monday

30.V

Indian Arrival Day

23.VI

Corpus Christi

19.VI

Labour Day

1.VIII

Emancipation Day

31.VIII

Independence Day

24.IX

Republic Day

.X

Eid-ul- Fitr (date devant être annoncée)*

.X

Divali (date devant être annoncée)*

25.XII

Christmas Day

26.XII

Boxing Day

*     The dates of Muslim festival of Eid–ul–Fitr and the Hindu Festival of Divali are determined by the respective Muslim and Hindu religious organisations. In this regard, the calendar date for each public holiday varies from year to year and is usually announced one to two weeks prior to its observance.

       It should also be noted that when a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday immediately following.

Amendments

Abbreviations used in this section

ADD
Insert
PAR
Paragraph
COL
Column
REP
Replace
LIR
Read
SUP
Delete
P
Page(s)

Amd. no. 1 to List of Access codes/numbers for mobile networks

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.164 (2010-11)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 967 — 1.XI.2010

Country/geographical area

E.164 Country Code

Mobile telephone numbers, first digits after country code

 

P  8    Bahrain (Kingdom of)   LIR

Bahrain (Kingdom of)

973

3, 6630, 6633, 666

 

P  4    Congo (Republic of)   LIR

Congo (Republic of)

242

01, 04, 05, 06

 

P  5    Ireland   LIR

Ireland

353

83-89

 

P  5    Zimbabwe (Republic of)   LIR

Zimbabwe (Republic of)

263

71, 73, 77

Amd. no. 9 to Mobile Network Codes (MNC) for the international identification plan for public networks and subscriptions

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.212 (2016-09)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 958 — 15.VI.2010

P  4   Bahrain  REP all information by:

 

Country/geographical  area

MCC + MNC*

Name of Network/Operator

Bahrain

426 01 426-02 426-03 426 04 426 05

BATELCO Zain Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority STC Bahrain Royal Court

 

P  18   Israel     ADD

Country/geographical  area

MCC + MNC*

Name of Network/Operator

Israel

425 11 425 12

365 Telecom (MVNO) Free Telecom (MVNO)

 

______________

*     MCC : Mobile Country Code / Indicatif de pays du mobile / Indicativo de país para el servicio móvil

       MNC : Mobile Network Code / Code de réseau mobile / Indicativo de red para el servicio móvil

Amd. no. 10 to List of International Signalling Point Codes (ISPC)

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation Q.708 (1999-03)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 956 — 15.V.2010

Country/ Geographical Area

Unique name of the signalling point

Name of the signalling point operator

ISPC

DEC

P  50   Indonesia    ADD

5-025-0

10440

International Gateway Jakarta

PT. Bakrie Telecom Tbk.

P  119 to 124   United States    SUP

3-027-4

6364

Miami, FL

TCA Services Corp.

3-027-5

6365

Miami, FL

Star Telecommunications Inc

3-054-0

6576

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

3-054-1

6577

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

3-054-2

6578

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

3-054-3

6579

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

3-054-4

6580

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

3-054-5

6581

Clifton, TX

AirTouch Satellite Services, Inc

P  119 to 124   United States    ADD

3-027-4

6364

Boston, MA

Neutral Tandem, Inc.

3-027-5

6365

New York, NY

Neutral Tandem, Inc.

3-054-0

6576

 

Globalstar, Inc.

3-054-1

6577

 

Globalstar, Inc.

3-054-2

6578

 

Globalstar, Inc.

____________

ISPC:      International Signalling Point Codes.

              Codes de points sémaphores internationaux .

              Códigos de puntos de señalización internacional .

Amd. no. 2 to List of Signalling Area/Network Codes (SANC)

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation Q.708 (1999-03)

Position amended originally published as annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 965 — 1.X.2010

Numerical order     ADD

P  17 

5-122

Australia

 

Alphabetical order    ADD

P  25 

5-122

Australia

____________

SANC:    Signalling Area/Network Code.

              Code de zone/réseau sémaphore (CZRS).

              Código de zona/red de señalización (CZRS).

Amd. to National Numbering Plan

In accordance with ITU-T Recommendation E.129 (2013-01)

Administrations are requested to notify ITU about their national numbering plan changes, or to give an explanation on their webpage concerning the national numbering plan as well as their contact points, so that the information, which will be made available freely to all administrations/ROAs and service providers, can be posted on the ITU-T website.

For their numbering website, or when sending their information to ITU/TSB (e-mail: tsbtson@itu.int ), administrations are kindly requested to use the format as explained in  Recommendation ITU-T E.129. They are reminded that they will be responsible for the timely update of this information.

From 1.XI.2010 to 15.XI.2010 the following countries have updated their national numbering plan on our site:

 

Country

Country Code (CC)

Bahrain

+973

Ireland

+353

Jordan

+962

The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia

+389

Mozambique

+258

Seychelles

+248

Zimbabwe

+263

Annexes to this issue